Stockton-to-Malone Week: The Draft Night Shorty Tie
Days from now, Karl Malone will join John Stockton and Jerry Sloan in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Let’s fete and honor the greatest duo in NBA history with Stockton-to-Malone Week. S2M Week is brought to you by my digital pack ratting, est. circa 1995.
People like to make fun of Karl Malone’s Draft Night shorty tie, but what they don’t know is that current NBA players regard him as a fashion pioneer. Some of the league’s biggest stars have been spotted stealing the Mailman’s flavor and sporting shorty ties of their own in recent months: